Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Alki Homestead Restaurant

P-I Globe

Reard Freed Farmstead

Valley Schoolhouse

Kelley Farm

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Trafton Elementary

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Dvorak Barn

Ellensburg Depot

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Fort Steilacoom

Downtown Sprague

Collins Building

Camp Waskowitz

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Hastings Buildings

Old City Hall

Haller House

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Libbey House

Longfellow School

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Shelton Gymnasium

BNSF Depot

Fowler House

William O. McKay Ford

Colville Indian Agency

East Seattle School

Kapus Farmstead

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Schooner Wawona

Morgan Middle School

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Stephenson House

First Hill Apartments

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Bettinger House

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Coke Oven Park

Washington Hall

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

Scout House

Puget Power Building

Thayer Barn

Mukai Farm and Garden

Snohomish County Courthouse

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Carmack House

St. Ignatius Hospital

Vashon Elementary Gym

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Green Mountain Lookout

Howard S. Wright House

Old Tumwater Brewery

Sand Point Naval Station

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Lone Star Cement Building

BF Tabbott House

McReavy House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Downtown Mount Vernon

National Guard of Washington Armory

Point Hudson

Northern State Hospital

Bruggemann Ranch

Harborview Hall

McNeil Island

Post Hospital

Skykomish Hotel

Donovan District

Lincoln School

Dorsey Bulding

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Packard House

McMillin Bridge

St. Nicholas Church

South Harbor Park Stack

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

LaFramboise Farmstead

Port Angeles Fire Station

Oysterville Historic District

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Day Block

Elks Building

Surrey Downs

Robert Morris Earthwork

Electric Building

Parlor Car #1799

National Historic District

Steilacoom Train Depot

Washington’s Historic Barns

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Old Granary Building

Curran House

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Bush House

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Moran School Administration Building

Nuclear Reactor Building

Masonic Home of Washington

Waldo General Hospital

Old Ritzville Highschool

Providence Heights College

Camp Kilworth

Jensen-Byrd Building

Digester Building

Murray Morgan Bridge

Arlington High School

Scottish Rite

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Old Woodinville School

Hyer Farm